Ever have a problem taking off your ring or zipping up your pants? Many people do. Retaining water is a very common problem with many reasons. Learn what the causes of fluid retention are, including salt, hormones, and high blood pressure.
The circulatory system is responsible for the distribution of fluids throughout the body including blood. There are a number of diseases and conditions that can affect the circulatory system, blood veins and lymphatic system. Read more about the signs and symptoms of the disorders, diagnosis, treatment methods and more.
Polyarteritis nodosa (PAN) is a type of arterial vasculitis that affects almost all organ systems within the body, resulting in tissue necrosis.
Read this article to learn about venous insufficiency syndrome. You’ll learn about the symptoms of this condition, and discover how it is treated.
A popliteal artery aneurysm or PAA is a dilation or bulging of the artery behind the knee which supplies the lower leg and foot with blood. PAA is the most common peripheral aneurysm and may result in amputations of the leg. Prevention and treatment is critical to prevent blockages and disease.
Spontaneous subdural hematoma occurs without any known cause, so this condition is an interesting one. Learn about this condition and it dangers in this comprehensive overview.
The lymphatic flow is vital to our body’s health. Learn about the things that can inhibit the flow and what can increase the flow while optimizing lymphatic function. Improve the lymphatic flow from the feet to the cardiovascular system.
This article will focus on the symptoms of primary periodic paralysis with special focus on primary periodic paralysis from the waist down.
This article will focus on describing the different types of primary periodic paralysis, particularly thyrotoxic periodic paralysis.
This article will focus on the different treatments available for primary periodic paralysis and how they compare to treating hypokalemic periodic paralysis.
Find out what happens during an aneurysmectomy, and why the procedure may have been ordered by your doctor.
In the rare blood disorder known as adult onset pernicious anemia, the body does not properly use the vitamin B12. This condition often goes undiagnosed for many years, which can lead to serious complications.
Those who are preparing for an angiectomy may be looking for answers prior to undergoing the procedure. Some of those answers can be found by reading the information here about the procedure and why it is done.
This article will focus on the neurological symptoms of pernicious anemia and how they affect the patient.
Fistulas can be treated in several different ways. The two most common surgical treatments are fistulotomy and fistulectomy.
A rheolytic thrombectomy is performed to treat a condition known as deep vein thrombosis. This condition causes blood clots in the veins and arteries. This medical procedure clears the blockages from the veins and arteries.
Deep vein thrombosis prevention protocol provides basic guidelines to minimize the risk of a patient experiencing this medical condition. This health article reviews ways that medical professionals can assists their patients.
Upper extremity deep vein thrombosis is a dangerous medical condition. This articles provides an overview of the signs and symptoms on this condition. It also reviews the diagnosis and basic treatment options for patients.
This article focuses on the medical care a patient will need after having a splenectomy.
This article talks about Dandy-Walker syndrome. It defines this condition and discusses the elements of it.
This article focuses on Churg-Strauss syndrome. It defines this condition and talks about the elements of this condition.